Michael was raised in Roswell and moved back in 2011 after finishing his MBA at Virginia Tech. He is the Vice President of New Kent Capital, a Roswell family office that invests in and works with a number of local businesses including Table & Main, Osteria Mattone, and Variant Brewing Company. He also serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Variant Brewing Company.
In addition to serving on the Executive Committee for Roswell Economic Development and Tourism, Inc., Michael serves on the Board of Roswell Next, is a member of the Roswell Rotary Club, and formerly served on the Roswell Downtown Development Authority.
Michael, his wife Randi, and their three daughters Avery, Emerson, and Collins can often be found spending time in Roswell’s award-winning parks.
Branch Sinkule is the Senior Director of Government Relation for Kimberly-Clark and has been with the company for 20 years. In his role, Branch manages government relations and economic development in the south, southwest and western states along with Canada.
In his prior employment, Branch worked as a contract lobbyist in the Georgia Capitol for various industry sectors and nonprofits and as senior staff in state government offices such as the Secretary of State, Department of Community Affairs and the Senate Rules Committee.
Spending long stretches of his younger years in the Roswell-North Fulton area, Branch attended Newtown Elementary and North Springs High School and worked at various banks and restaurants in Roswell. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia and a degree from Mercer University’s Walter F. Georgia School of Law.
Community service activities in the Roswell area include volunteering at the North Fulton Community Charities food pantry and thrift shop and river cleanup through the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper. Branch enjoys standup paddleboard time on the Hooch and other bodies of water with his wife (Kara) and daughters (Mary Glen and Sloane) occasionally in tow.